Willamette Valley Street Rods
Our members are proud to provide a small scholarship to the Automotive program at Chemeketa Community College along with donations of time, toys, food, and cash to the worthy causes below.
FAMILY BUILDING BLOCKS
This local charity works to prevent child abuse and neglect providing therapeutic classes for the children & home visits, parenting education, and other services for families workng towards three main goals.
We provide a scholarship fund to students interested in pursuing a career in the automotive industry.
Honoring Heroes is a non-profit organization dedicated to assisting United States veterans and active duty military. They host the annual Prison Break Poker Run, 100% of proceeds are donated. For more info on the organization or the poker run visit their Facebook page or honoringheroes.us
We collect non--perishable food during our annual Carousel Cruise and donate it along with half of the 50/50 drawing taken at our monthly member meeting. so they may distribute emergency food boxes and prepare on site meals for those in need. Find more information or learn how to further assist this charity at MaionPolkFoodShare.org
How does WVSR choose these charities you might ask?
We have set forth some basic criteria and then the membership votes on whom and how much to support them.
1) It must be a non-profit organization.
2) It must support the local community.
3) During our Carousel Cruise they must have staff or volunteers available for an information booth about their organization while also assisting with the event.
4) Low percentage of donations going to salaries and administrative costs.
Family Building Blocks was voted the priority charity by the members and is given 75% of the net proceeds from the Carousel Cruise.
Honoring Heroes is given 25% of the net proceeds from the Carousel Cruise.
Chemeketa Community College scholarship is a set annual amount of $1800.
Marion-Polk food share recieves half the cash from the 50/50 drawing at monthly meetings and any food or cash collected at the Carousel Cruise.
Please contact an officer of the club if you have any questions about this process. Thank you.